Get your NBA Knowledge cap on! It’s time to learn more about the NBA! Did you know that the NBA (National Basketball Association) has been around for over 70 years – since June of 1946? How about who made the very first basket ever in the NBA? Does the name Ossie Schectman of the Knickerbockers ring a bell?
For those who are not familiar with the league, the NBA is comprised of 30 teams and it is well-known for taking in great basketball players, whether it be from college or straight out of high school, and turning them into superstars and awesome role players. Some NBA players end up a bit more popular than others, but every one of them deserve a huge amount of respect and admiration for what they do and the show they put on for fans.
Who hasn’t ever heard of Kobe Bryant? Lebron James? How about Allen Iverson or Shaq and Michael Jordan? And we can’t forget Charles Barkley, John Stockton and Bill Russell. These are just a few of the big names that any major NBA fan should know and recognize.
The NBA has anywhere from 450-600 players in the league at any given time. With that being said it’s no wonder why NBA fans are always looking to get the inside scoop on them, often following them on social media and picking up little tidbits whenever possible.
You can add some extra NBA trivia to your stash of knowledge. Here is a quiz that will really get any true NBA fan’s gears turning. See if you can guess these 2020 NBA Player’s Middle Names!